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Impact investors Caspian, Hivos-Triodos Fund back agri-tech startup Ecozen

Agriculture-technology startup Ecozen Solutions Pvt Ltd has raised an undisclosed sum of money as part of its Series A funding round from impact investors Caspian and Hivos-Triodos Fund.

Unicorn India Ventures floats USD 58 million fund to back tech startups

Mumbai-based venture capital firm Unicorn India Ventures has floated its second India-focussed equity fund to back homegrown startups in their early stage the fund has a target corpus of INR 400 crore.

Falcon Edge Capital bets on student housing startup Stanza Living

Student housing company Stanza Living has raised funding in a Series C round led by the US-based hedge fund Falcon Edge Capital existing investors Sequoia Capital, Matrix Partners and Accel also took part in the round.

Swiggy in talks with South Korean funds to raise up to USD 500 million

Food delivery app Swiggy is in talks with South Korean funds including Korea Investment Partners, Mirae Asset Management, STIC Investments and Neoplux to stitch up a USD 500 million financing round.

Samsung invests in four startups, has plans to fund 100 more

Samsung has backed systems application maker Indus OS, speech analytics and voice assistant startup Gnani,ai, Internet of Things firm Silvan Innovation Labs and a fourth undisclosed firm in the AI and computer vision space.

Warburg Pincus, SAIF Partners pump USD 65 million more into Rivigo

Rivigo Services Pvt Ltd has raised USD 65 million in its ongoing Series E funding round that was led by existing investors Warburg Pincus and SAIF Partners.

Venture Highway writes pre-Series A cheque to supply chain startup O4S

Original4Sure (O4S), a supply chain platform that operates on a software-as-a-service model, has raised USD 2 million in a pre-Series A funding from existing investor Venture Highway.

Intelligence Node

Retail Analytics startup Intelligence Node secures USD 1 Million from Cornerstone Venture Partners via Enablers Mumbai-based retail analytics startup Intelligence Node has raised USD 1 million from Cornerstone Venture Partners aided by ValPro’s startup advisory division, Enablers. Read More

DEAL ANNOUNCEMENT:Cornerstone Venture Partners has invested USD 1 million in IntelligenceNode Consulting pvt ltd

IntelligenceNode which operates a competitive intelligence and price optimisation platform has raised USD 1 million from Cornerstone Venture Partners operations aided by Enablers.

Moglix lands USD 60 million funding led by Tiger Global and Sequoia capital

MogliLabs, which owns and operates B2B industrial goods marketplace Moglix, has raised USD 60 million in its latest funding round led by Tiger Global Management and Sequoia Capital.

Logistics platform Ezyhaul pockets USD 16 million in Series B funding

Singapore-based logistics technology platform Ezyhaul has raised USD 16 million in its Series B funding round.

Online menswear firm Northmist gets new angel investors

Northmist Pvt Ltd, an online organic cotton menswear company, has raised another INR 1 crore in angel funding from a bunch of angel investors.

Qatar Investment Authority leads USD150 million investment round in BYJU’S

BYJU’S, has received an investment of USD 150 million led by Qatar Investment Authority (QIA), the sovereign wealth fund of the State of Qatar , Owl Ventures.

China’s Fosun RZ Capital leads funding in social vernacular platform Headfone

Bengaluru-based Headfone, a vernacular social audio platform, has raised USD 750,000  in a seed funding led by Fosun RZ Capital, the venture capital arm of Chinese conglomerate Fosun International.

Former Sequoia execs’ VC firm A91 Partners exceeds target corpus for debut fund

A91 Partners, a venture capital firm floated last year by former Sequoia Capital executives, has closed its debut fund at USD 351 million.

Blume Ventures backs health-tech startup HealthAssure

HealthAssure Pvt Ltd, an online aggregator of primary healthcare services has raised INR 17 crore from early-stage venture capital firm Blume Ventures in its Series A round of funding.

Tencent joins Series B funding round of neo-banking startup NiYO

Bengaluru-based digital banking startup NiYO Solutions has raised USD 35 million in a Series B funding round from investors including Chinese conglomerate Tencent.

Go-Ventures adds USD 5 million to Rebel Food

Go-Ventures, the investment arm of Indonesian ride-hailing firm Go-Jek, has invested USD 5 million in Rebel Food’s ongoing Series-D round, regulatory filings show.

PharmEasy is closing in on USD120 million in equity round

Online pharmacy venture PharmEasy is close to wrapping up a USD 100-120 million equity financing round, led by a host of new investors including CDPQ, the second-largest Canadian pension fund, and LGT, the private banking and asset management group.

Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal backs Masaba Gupta’s fashion label

House of Masaba, the luxury fashion label launched by celebrated designer Masaba Gupta, has raised USD 1 million in an angel round of funding led by Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal.

Former Tata Motors exec backs electric scooter startup BattRE

Former Tata Motors Ltd president Gajendra Chandel has invested an undisclosed sum of money in the Jaipur-based electric scooter startup BattRE Electric Mobility Pvt Ltd.

Careers360 founder Maheshwer Peri backs ed-tech startup Board Infinity

Ed-tech startup Board Infinity has raised USD 118,440 from a clutch of angel investors including Maheshwer Peri, founder of online career counselling and education services firm Careers360.

Artha Venture Fund invests in former Paytm execs’ food-tech startup Daalchini

Daalchini Technologies Pvt Ltd, which operates eponymous vending machines that offer home-cooked food, has raised  USD 500,000 from early-stage venture capital firm Artha Venture Fund.

SIDBI Venture Capital bets on agri-commerce platform SuperZop

Business-to-business agricultural-commerce platform SuperZop has raised INR 8 crore in pre-Series A funding from investors including SIDBI Venture Capital Ltd’s MS Fund.